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Symposium Program

DAY 1 | DAY 2

Main Stage | TRACK 1 | TRACK 2 | TRACK 3 | TRACK 4 | TRACK 5

Day 1 – Main Stage

Panel Discussions     CME: 11 Hours

Chair: Dr. Tareef Alama Deputy minister of health (KSA)

15:00 – 15:30

Opening Ceremony

Dr. Saud Alturki || MOH Minister

Dr. Saud Alturki

Minister of Health

General Secretary for the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties

15:30 – 16:00

Keynote address

Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, FACS (USA)

Smart Cities & Future Trauma Prevention – Artificial intelligence

Moderator: Dr. Sherif Shokry, PhD

Sponsored by Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, Center of Excellence for Road Traffic Safety

16:00 – 16:25

Emerging Technologies and Trends in Prevention of Trauma

Eng. Bilal Hussain (KSA)

16:25 – 16:50

Smart City World: Car Please Take Me home

Dr. Ismail Zohdy (USA)

16:50 – 17:15

Smart Cities and Safety: How Are Disruptive Transportation Technologies
Facilitating Safer Movement of People?

Dr. Osama Osman (USA)

17:15 – 17:30

Panel Discussion

17:30 – 17:45


17:45 – 19:15

Trauma Global Issues – WHO Experience

Moderator: Mr Altaf Musani, WHO Representative, Yemen

  • Overview of WHO emergency and trauma care work Dr. Hamid Ravaghi, Regional Adviser, Hospital Care and Management, Universal Health Coverage – Health Systems, WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office Sponsored by WHO
  • Battlefield medicine and its implications for regional trauma care: A critical analysis of the role of trauma stabilisation points (TSPs) in Iraq and oPt

    Dr Sara Halimah, Trauma care Specialist, Emergency Operations, World Health Emergencies, WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office

  • Emergency Medical Teams

    Dr Dalia Samhouri, Manager, Emergency Preparedness and International Health Regulations, World Health Emergencies, WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office

Moderator: Dr. Rick Brennan – Director of Emergency Program WHO (Switzerland)

19:15 – 19:45


19:45 – 20:00


Sponsored by the Center for Improving Value in Health

Value based healthcare for trauma Management & Economic Impact of Trauma

Chair: Dr. Reem Abanyan (KSA) Director of the “Center for improving value in health” – Co-Chair: Dr. Hussam Al Faleh (KSA) – Representative of Program for health assurance and purchase (PHAP),

20:00 – 20:25

What is VBHC

Dr. Reem Albanyan (KSA)

20:25 – 20:40

Transforming Healthcare results by investing in Value and Excellence

Dr. Frank G. Opelka, Medical Director, ACS Quality and Health Policy

20:40 – 21:40

Panel Discussion

Role of various stakeholders in transformation towards value-based care

Moderator: Dr. Reem Albanyan (KSA)

  • Dr. Hussam Al Faleh – Public purchaser and payer
  • HR Princess Dr. Nouf Hassan Al Saoud – Representing the individual care provider
  • Dr. Thamer Nouh – lead of the new care pathway for trauma in the new Saudi Model of Care – representing considerations in pathway design and implementation
  • Dr. Jalal Al Owais – Saudi Red Crescent Authority – representing pre-hospital care
  • Frank G. Opelka